Old Town Elementary School
Old Town Elementary School serves 579 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Old Town Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Old Town Elementary School's student population of 579 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Old Town Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Old Town Elementary School is 0.21, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#260 out of 524 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education
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